Performs skilled technical duties related to the City's Geographic Information System (GIS) with a primary focus on data development and maintenance, analysis and map production activities, including the responsibility for GIS and database quality assurance and the creation of procedural documents and metadata.
GIS principles, practices, and applications.
The fundamentals of coordinate geometry (COGO).
Basic cartographic concepts.
Computer file organization.Ability to:
Use GIS software, including ArcGIS and related configurable applications.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with supervisors, peers, City staff and the public.
Understand and follow oral and written policies, procedures, and instructions.
Prepare GIS scripts, such as Python, and use ArcGIS ModelBuilder to process data and prepare output products.
Document procedures, processes and metadata.
Prepare accurate products, paying close attention to detail, and meet deadlines.
Perform computer-based, repetitive processes over long periods of time, while maintaining high level of accuracy in an office environment.
Load and manipulate data in a variety of databases, including Access and SQL Server.
Learn City operations and best practices as they relate to GIS mapping.
Research and organize data acquired from City and external sources for GIS and database entry.
Perform complex spatial analysis.
Provide technical assistance and coaching to others.
Operate personal computer and use word processing, spreadsheet, and e-mail software.
Perform math calculations using geometry and trigonometry.Desired, but not mandatory abilities and skills:
Understand Public Works operations, information systems, and applications.
Knowledge of the basic principles and practices of civil engineering.
Create, manage, and use ArcGIS Geodatabases, including domains and versions.
Use of ArcGIS toolbox and extensions (e.g. Network Analyst and Spatial Analyst)
Convert other forms of digital data, such as CAD and text files, for GIS use.
Basic understanding of ArcGIS Pro software.
Conceptual and working knowledge of ArcGIS Online.
Compile, interpret and present statistical information.
Use of Adobe Acrobat or other graphics software.
Experience and Training Guidelines - Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Two years of technical experience in GIS systems.
Equivalent to an Associate Degree in GIS, geography, cartography and/or computer programming.